Monthly archive for March 2014

House of Sweden in London

In less than two years’ time the Swedish Embassy in London will be transformed into a Sweden House. All the major Swedish…

The US, China and the Liberal Order

For three years the Swedish Embassy and the ECFR have co-hosted a dinner every six months where we invite an expert on…

ALMA Award 2014 to Barbro Lindgren

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) has this year been awarded to Barbro Lindgren. This was wonderful news as I have…

Google Hangout on Twitter Use

Today I participated in the first Twiplomacy Google+ Hangout on Air. The aim was to have a free flowing discussion about…

Swedish Foreign Minister in London

Last week the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt visited London for bilateral talks with his British counterpart William Hague.

Photo:  GRIDA Peter Prokosh

Arctic Shipping and Marine Operations

The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat recently organized a conference on “Sustainable Arctic Shipping and Marine…

The Vikings are back

Yesterday Her Majesty Queen Margarethe II opened the exhibition “Vikings: Life and Legend” at the British Museum. This is an outstanding…

A Modern European Union

The launch of the CER report “How to build a modern European Union” was very timely. The key note speech at…

Photo:  Pawel Flato

Swedish Migration and Asylum Policy

Yesterday, Tobias Billström, the Swedish Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy gave a presentation on migration to the Scandinavian Society at Oxford…